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24 May 2016 description
report Islamic Relief

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£105 can provide food packs for 5 families lasting them 21 days

£42 could feed 2 families for 21 days

£21 can provide a food pack to a family lasting them 21 days

We are providing food packs to families in two of the areas hardest hit: Tazumuddin in Bhola District and Baskhahi in Chittagong. The food packs were originally intended to be distributed during Ramadan, and have been diverted to assist with this emergency. Each pack provides enough food to last a family for 21 days.

24 May 2016 description
report CARE

CARE Australia has today launched its online Disaster Response Depot, allowing Australians to help the organisation keep its emergency response warehouse in Brisbane stocked to meet future humanitarian crises.

CARE Australia’s Emergency Response Manager Adam Poulter said the launch comes as we’re seeing the highest levels of human suffering since the Second World War.

“Hundreds of thousands of people live in fear of natural disasters and while we can’t stop an earthquake or cyclone, we can reduce their impact,” Mr Poulter said.

24 May 2016 description

During the week that ended on 23 May 2016, there was a significant reduction of rainfall activities in most areas of Juba and Shabelle basins inside Somalia as well as the Ethiopian highlands with most stations recording little or no rainfall. The table below shows the total amounts received in some stations during the last week within the two basins.

24 May 2016 description

INDONESIA

  • Flash floods affected the subdistricts, Mempawah East, Mempawah Hilir, Segedong and Toho of Mempawah, West Kalimantan Province. At least 300 houses were submerged and an unmentioned number of residents had to evacuate. The total number of families affected are 510. The hardest hit was the District of Toho with 155 houses affected.

The flash floods were caused by high intensity rain leading to swollen upstream drainages of the Mempawah watershed that overflow downstream. Farmlands and livestock were also affected.

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Though it never reached hurricane strength, Tropical Storm Roanu made landfall in Bangladesh with deadly consequences. The storm unleashed heavy winds and rain on the country’s populous coastal communities, killing at least 24 people and affecting up to half a million.

24 May 2016 description

President Maithripala Sirisena instructed the officials to establish a special Environmental Relief Task Force to restore suitable living conditions for the affected people while managing the damage to the environment caused by the recent natural disaster outbreaks.

The President gave these instructions presiding a meeting today (May 23) at the Central Environment Authority to inquire into the initiatives taken by the Central Environment Authority to manage the damage to the environment.

24 May 2016 description
report Singapore Red Cross
  • Aid includes Singapore Government’s US$100,000 contribution

  • Red Cross prepares for further flooding and landslides as Cyclone Roanu bears down on Bangladesh and Myanmar

24 May 2016 description

23/05/2016 – Colombo, Sri Lanka: The Sri Lanka Red Cross Society volunteers continues to provide relief, rescue and aid support to over 300,000 people affected from flash floods and landslides in Sri Lanka.

In the recent days Colombo & Gampaha Districts were the worst affected. Most areas in the district were still underwater with people in the area being stranded. Red Cross Colombo & Gampaha branches were conducting search and rescue efforts to people in the area.

24 May 2016 description

Government of Pakistan has sent a 30 bed fully equipped modern field hospital and relief materials for the victims of the recent floods in Sri Lanka.

The relief assistance includes a state of the art 30 bed field hospital, which is equipped with operation theatres, X- ray systems and Labs, as well as variety of relief items including Medicine, Electricity Generators, Tarpaulins, Tents, in heavy quantities.

As well, 17 Pakistani doctors will also be arriving in Sri Lanka for providing health care assistance to the flood victims.

24 May 2016 description

OUTLOOK

  • All the major river systems are in rising trend except the Brahmaputra River.

  • The water level of the North-Eastern rivers of the country especially the Surma & Kushiyara may likely to rise in next 24 hours.

24 May 2016 description

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On 21 May 2016, Tropical Cyclone ROANU-16 hit Bangladesh, especially south and southeast regions Barisal and Chittagong. Torrential rains accompanied with strong winds have been lashing the coastal areas of S-SE Bangladesh causing heavy damages. As result, 21 people from six districts have been killed and almost half a million persons evacuated to shelters. Many areas remain flooded with houses heavily affected or destroyed. Due to torrential rains the regions have been affected by landslides.

24 May 2016 description

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On 21 May 2016, Tropical Cyclone ROANU-16 hit Bangladesh, especially south and southeast regions Barisal and Chittagong. Torrential rains accompanied with strong winds have been lashing the coastal areas of S-SE Bangladesh causing heavy damages. As result, 21 people from six districts have been killed and almost half a million persons evacuated to shelters. Many areas remain flooded with houses heavily affected or destroyed. Due to torrential rains the regions have been affected by landslides.

24 May 2016 description

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On 21 May 2016, Tropical Cyclone ROANU-16 hit Bangladesh, especially south and southeast regions Barisal and Chittagong. Torrential rains accompanied with strong winds have been lashing the coastal areas of S-SE Bangladesh causing heavy damages. As result, 21 people from six districts have been killed and almost half a million persons evacuated to shelters. Many areas remain flooded with houses heavily affected or destroyed. Due to torrential rains the regions have been affected by landslides.

24 May 2016 description

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On 21 May 2016, Tropical Cyclone ROANU-16 hit Bangladesh, especially south and southeast regions Barisal and Chittagong. Torrential rains accompanied with strong winds have been lashing the coastal areas of S-SE Bangladesh causing heavy damages. As result, 21 people from six districts have been killed and almost half a million persons evacuated to shelters. Many areas remain flooded with houses heavily affected or destroyed. Due to torrential rains the regions have been affected by landslides.

24 May 2016 description

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On 21 May 2016, Tropical Cyclone ROANU-16 hit Bangladesh, especially south and southeast regions Barisal and Chittagong. Torrential rains accompanied with strong winds have been lashing the coastal areas of S-SE Bangladesh causing heavy damages. As result, 21 people from six districts have been killed and almost half a million persons evacuated to shelters. Many areas remain flooded with houses heavily affected or destroyed. Due to torrential rains the regions have been affected by landslides.

24 May 2016 description

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On 21 May 2016, Tropical Cyclone ROANU-16 hit Bangladesh, especially south and southeast regions Barisal and Chittagong. Torrential rains accompanied with strong winds have been lashing the coastal areas of S-SE Bangladesh causing heavy damages. As result, 21 people from six districts have been killed and almost half a million persons evacuated to shelters. Many areas remain flooded with houses heavily affected or destroyed. Due to torrential rains the regions have been affected by landslides.

24 May 2016 description

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On 21 May 2016, Tropical Cyclone ROANU-16 hit Bangladesh, especially south and southeast regions Barisal and Chittagong. Torrential rains accompanied with strong winds have been lashing the coastal areas of S-SE Bangladesh causing heavy damages. As result, 21 people from six districts have been killed and almost half a million persons evacuated to shelters. Many areas remain flooded with houses heavily affected or destroyed. Due to torrential rains the regions have been affected by landslides.